Montana Girls STEM Fall Collaboration Conference

Public event
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Helena College—Both Campuses
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Helena, MT 59601
United States

Join us for the Fall Collaboration Conference, featuring networking, presentations from mini-grant awardees and plenty of STEM professional development. This conference will also include the opportunity to learn more about STEM programs at Helena College as well as ways to partner with the college and other STEM businesses and non-profits.

The Morning Session: (Location: 1115 North Roberts Street)

The morning session will take place at the Helena College main campus and will include opening remarks by First Lady Lisa Bullock.

Keynote speaker: Jessi L. Smith, Montana State University

The Afternoon Session: (Location: 2300 Airport Road)

The afternoon session takes place at the Helena College airport campus and will feature opening remarks by Lieutenant Governor Angela McLean as well as Role Models Matter training, an initiative that prepares STEM professionals and college students for outreach, and helps STEM providers think more about how to incorporate role models and mentors into their programming.

Join our colleagues at Boeing for a complimentary evening reception and facilities tour following the day's events!

Please Note: $45 includes your registration for morning and afternoon sessions, plus lunch. Transportation between the two locations is not included. Attendance at both sessions is highly recommended. To make other arrangements, please email Suzi Taylor at

Need a hotel? These rates are available for November 6 and 7
All are quoted rate plus taxes.  Each caller should ask for the Montana Girls STEM Collaborative room rate
Days Inn,         $75    406.442.3280
Jorgenson       $89    (including restaurant breakfast)  406.442.1770
Hampton Inn   $89    (standard rate is $129)  406.457.5531
Great Northern Best Western  (call for availability)   Queens @ $145; Kings @ $155

Attention Students: If you are a student, please visit the student registration page for a discounted rate.

Special thank to our sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, Boeing, ExxonMobil, JML Strategy, Montana NSF EPSCoR, MSU Extended University, Northrup Grumman, Northwestern Energy, Women's Foundation of Montana and Xerox.

and to our event partner, Helena College.

ALSO – Girls in eighth grade and high school are invited to attend Women in Gear on Saturday, Nov. 8, a hands-on STEM program featuring Helena College's two-year STEM programs. Register online at

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